2,497 ft
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-112 ft
Descent
00:03:18
Avg time

Brown Bear Details

  • Riding Area
    Hillside Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #31460 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking

This is a short technical rooty trail that's a good challenge, The trail includes some ladder bridges and some small catch berms and some natural jumps. This trail is one of the most technically challenging trails at Hillside Park.

Access Info

From the hilltop Ski Area parking lot, ride north on the Gasline trail (straight, flat, wide-open trail) until you reach the top of a steep downhill - look to your left and you'll see the south end of the Brown Bear trail heading off into the woods.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Brown Bear bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -95 ft
  • Altitude min
    425 ft
  • Altitude max
    529 ft
  • Altitude start
    520 ft
  • Altitude end
    425 ft
  • Grade
    -3.818%
  • Grade max
    -15.467%
  • Grade min
    17.378%
  • Distance climb
    181 ft
  • Distance down
    2,065 ft
  • Distance flat
    250 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:25
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Status:
on Nov 27, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to brown-bear trailhead (61.149240, -149.738970)
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Brown Bear Trail Reports

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Nov 27, 2018 @ 5:55pm
Nov 27, 2018
Wet and icy, some dirt patches and puddles
Nov 19, 2017 @ 4:35pm
Nov 19, 2017
Sep 10, 2017 @ 5:39pm
Sep 10, 2017
Tree cleared thanks Oscar
Sep 8, 2017 @ 9:54pm
Sep 8, 2017
Tree down
Aug 14, 2017 @ 9:07am
Aug 14, 2017
reporter Heavy rain over the last part of last week and over the weekend will make the trail quite slick and water will be pooled. Please avoid riding...
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Sep 10, 2017 @ 5:39pm
Sep 10, 2017
Brown Bear, Anchorage

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